There is much debate on today’s far left about the nature of the Labour Party.
Has the rise of New Labour and Tony Blair ensured that the party ceases to be a ‘bourgeois workers’ party? What does that term even mean?
Mike Macnair of the Communist Party of Great Britain tackles these questions by tracing the history of the Labour Party up to the present day.
To read more that Mike has to say on this question, check out two articles he wrote in the Weekly Worker:
Labour: Still a bourgeois workers’ party?
Making and unmaking Labour:
This talk was given along with a series of others at the Communist Party of Great Britain’s annual Communist University, held in London from August 8-15.